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  • noun zoology Any member of the Chimaeridae.


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  • Spookfish, numbfish, stingarees, fiddler rays and cookie-cutter sharks are just some of the 322 shark, ray and chimaerid species illustrated in the latest edition of Sharks and Rays of Australia - a definitive reference by Peter Last and John Stevens of CSIRO's Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship.

    Australian Government Media Releases [All Portfolios] 2009


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